Doctor Stops Taking Insurance, Cuts Prices in Half

I’m not sure how long this would be allowed to last since Obamacare will require everybody to have insurance, and there would be less incentive to go to someone like this who no longer wants to work for the government or insurance companies. Michael Ciampi is a family doctor in South Portland, Maine who left Mercy health system in 2003 to operate his own private practice. He didn’t like the hospital setting, because “you have a lot of administrators that [control] what you do.” He doesn’t Read more […]

Another Private Doctor’s Office Bites the Dust

In the late 1960s, Dr. Andrew Lee’s father opened a private medical practice in the Chinatown section of Washington D.C.  In 1999, Andrew took over his father’s practice where he and his wife, who is also a doctor, work together to care for the local residents.  Over the years, the Lees’ practice has treated over 10,000 patients, but that is about to end. The decision to close the doors on the family practice was not an easy one to make and one that has been a topic of discussion for a Read more […]